King Charles
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King Charles

Biography

King Charles, (born Charles Costa, 6 May 1985) is a singer-songwriter from West London. Charles plays the guitar, piano, and cello. He is also a classically trained singer and performed in his school's choir. He began writing songs when he was ...

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Biography

King Charles, (born Charles Costa, 6 May 1985) is a singer-songwriter from West London.

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Gamble For A Rose
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Gamble For A Rose
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Lady Percy
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Lady Percy
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Mississippi Isabel
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Mississippi Isabel
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The Brightest Lights
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The Brightest Lights
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Bam Bam
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Bam Bam
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The Brightest Lights (feat. Mumford & Sons)
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The Brightest Lights (feat. Mumford & Sons)
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The Brightest Lights (Huw's Houseband)
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The Brightest Lights (Huw's Houseband)
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Bam Bam (Huw's Houseband)
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Bam Bam (Huw's Houseband)
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Love Lust
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Love Lust
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King Charles Biography

King Charles, (born Charles Costa, 6 May 1985) is a singer-songwriter from West London.

Charles plays the guitar, piano, and cello. He is also a classically trained singer and performed in his school's choir. He began writing songs when he was 17, and in 2009, he won the International Songwriting Competition by unanimous vote.

Charles studied at St Paul's School, then going on to study sociology for two terms at Durham University, Charles returned to London in 2007, adopted the pseudonym King Charles, and formed a band, Adventure Playground, which toured with Laura Marling and Noah and the Whale before disbanding in 2008. He has also gone on tour around the UK and The United States alongside Mumford and Sons.

In 2009 he became the first ever Brit to win the International Songwriting Competition in Nashville for his song 'Love Lust.'. The competition was judged by Tom Waits, Jeff Beck, Loretta Lynn and Jerry Lee Lewis, and following this victory King Charles was signed by Universal Republic/Island.

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